Dr. Randy D. Gordon

Dr. Randy Gordon

Education:  Ph.D. (Law), University of Edinburgh; LL.M., Columbia University; J.D., Washburn University; Ph.D. (English), M.A., B.A., University of Kansas

 Professional Background:  Randy Gordon is a partner in and Chair of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Practice of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, where he focuses on antitrust, RICO, and class action matters.  His professional activities include service as Past Chair of the State Bar of Texas Antitrust & Business Litigation Section, a member of the RICO Committee of Antitrust Section of the ABA, and an elected member of both the Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet and the American Law Institute.  He has been recognized/featured in antitrust law by Chambers & Partners, Global Competition Review 100, Who’s Who Legal, and Super Lawyers and is an Inaugural Member of the Texas Million Dollar Verdict Hall of Fame.

Educational Affiliations:  Randy is a past Faculty Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh, an Adjunct Professor of Law and Lecturer in English at Southern Methodist University, and a Fellow of the Dallas Institute of Humanities & Culture.  He has also served as an Advisory Board Member of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the Hall Center for the Humanities, and the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas and as a Key Collaborator in the Beyond Text project at the University of Edinburgh School of Law.  He is the Senior Host of “The Writer’s Studio,” a series of interviews with contemporary authors broadcast throughout the country by KERA/National Public Radio; listen here.

Publications:  Randy is a frequent lecturer and writer.  (See SSRN page.)  His recent book, Rehumanizing Law: A Theory of Law and Democracy, was published in 2011 by the University of Toronto Press; book chapters on legal theory were recently published by Ashgate and Springer.  He has law-review articles published or forthcoming in journals of California, Cambridge, Columbia, Florida, Loyola, Penn, San Francisco, SMU, Southwestern, Suffolk, Tulane, and Vermont.  Randy’s RICO articles are routinely cited as authority by courts, commentators and practitioners, including in pattern jury instructions, leading law reviews (e.g., Columbia, Harvard, NYU, and Yale), and briefs in cases before the US Supreme Court (e.g., Anza, Bank of China, and Bridge).

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